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Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent

-The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.

06/07/2014

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FAA: Jet Nearly Collided With Drone Over Florida

A jet airliner nearly collided with an airborne drone over Tallahassee, Florida, according to federal officials.

05/10/2014

Biscayne National Park

Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local Communities

The National Park Service issued a new report Monday that showed Biscayne National Park saw nearly 500,000 visitors in 2012 and those tourists spent $29 million in the communities around the park.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

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South Florida Parks Losing Thousands In Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown is causing two South Florida parks to lose thousands of dollars a day in fees, according to The National Park Service.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

Green sea turtles were released into open water after the first ever documented nest on Biscayne National Park was excavated August 15, 2013.  Photo by: Ryan Fura

First Green Sea Turtle Nest Found At Biscayne National Park

The first documented green sea turtle nest was discovered at Biscayne National Park exciting biologists around South Florida.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

MIAMI (CBS4) - A brush fire burns in South Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Homestead Brush Fire 75-Percent Contained

Florida Forestry Service workers are finally getting a handle on brush fire in Homestead.

04/04/2013

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Biscayne National Park Closed Due To Brush Fire

A roaring brush fire which has charred hundreds of acres in Homestead has forced the National Park Service to close land access to Biscayne National Park.

04/03/2013

Florida Everglades

Judge Bans Off Roadin’ In Section Of Big Cypress Preserve

The on again – off again ban on ‘off roading’ on the trails in parts of the Big Cypress National Preserve is on again.

CBS4–07/12/2012

Adult male Schaus swallowtail butterfly (Source: Jaret C. Daniels/ University of Florida)

Hunt Underway For Super Rare Butterfly

WANTED: four female Schaus swallowtail butterflies for an emergency plan to repopulate the species.

CBS4–06/14/2012

Florida Everglades

National Parks Free On Saturday

If you’re stuck at home trying to figure out what to do this weekend, the National Park Service has a deal for you.

CBS4–06/09/2012

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